Ontario College of Art & Design

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GDES 2B04
Information Visualization 1
0.50 Credit(s)
Studio/Seminar
Prerequisite: 2.5 first-year studio credits and 1.0 first-year liberal studies credits required for program.
SCTM 2B06 Introduction to Computer Science: Logic and Coding (recommended but not required).
The visualization of data across print, television, film, web and interactive applications plays a significant role in communicating ideas, deriving meaning and making decisions. Today’s capacity to store vast amounts of information increases the need for citizens, researchers, governments and business to interpret and represent complex data in useful, intuitive and compelling ways. This introductory course focuses on the development of the necessary comprehension and skills in 2D visual design and animation as applied to information visualization so that she or he can contribute to this expanding field.
Anti-requisite: Students who have taken DIGF 2B01 Data Visualization
or GDES 3B91 Special Topic: Introduction to Data Visualization may not take this course for further credit.
Notes: Priority Registration for DF: TIDA majors.
Course was last updated May 12, 2014 - 11:39 AM